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Circular pasteboard bandbox with lid. Box [A] and lid [B] covered with a block-printed floral irise, ungrounded wallpaper. Stitching visible on underside of box. A white fur hat with plume (2001.281.46) is contained inside the box. Both box and hat labeled as possessions of Mrs. William (Sybell) Fisher of Norwood, Massachusetts.
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
"Mrs. William Fisher / 141 Cottage St / Norwood / Mass" (handwritten)
Waterhouse, Dorothy S.
6 3/8 (H), 10 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Bernard Scott
1835-1845 (Card associated with hat notes that Mrs. Fisher's husband was born in 1796.)
Title Hat Accession Number 2001.281.46